What ingredients are in silicone breast implants?

Silica aerogel, silica smoke, fumed silica, and precipitated silica are names for amorphous silica powders that are important constituents of medical rubber-like goods, including breast implants.

What are Allergan implants made of?

A saline implant has a silicone shell that is filled with saline. Silicone gel implants are filled with firm silicone gel. They tend to feel softer than saline implants, and some women think the texture is more like natural breast tissue.

What is silicone gel made of?

Silicone gel contains long chain silicone polymer (polysiloxanes), silicone dioxide and volatile component. Long chain silicone polymers cross link with silicone dioxide. It spreads as an ultra thin sheet and works 24 hours per day.

What are cohesive gel implants made of?

Background: Cohesive silicone gel breast implants are composed of a textured silicone elastomer shell and are filled with cohesive silicone gel.

What is better saline or cohesive gel implants?

Some are truly very cohesive with a gummy bear consistency. These types of cohesive gel implants could literally be cut in half and have no silicone spillage. In some cases a saline implant is a better choice for the patient but there is always a risk of more wrinkling being visible through the skin.

Who are the manufacturers of silicone filled breast implants?

Your surgeon and McGhan Medical Corporation (McGhan Medical), the manufacturer of silicone-filled breast implants, are inviting you to participate in the McGhan Medical Corporation Style 410 Silicone-Filled Breast Implant Clinical Study. This Patient Informed Consent gives you the information about your participation in this study.

What kind of implant is McGhan style 410?

The Style 410 implant is constructed of an outer silicone elastomer envelope, featuring a textured surface, with a cohesive gel fill and shaped design. 1. You will talk about your procedure and participation in this study with your surgeon in advance and you should take sufficient time to consider your decision.

What kind of breast implant is Allergan Natrelle?

Allergan Natrelle Saline-Filled Breast Implants (formerly McGhan RTV Saline-Filled Mammary Implant) approved under P990074. The following are the textured styles: Style 163 – BIOCELL Textured Shaped Full Height, Full Projection Saline Breast Implants

What kind of chemicals are in breast implants?

– Other Breast Implant Chemicals – PIP Implant Ingredient Analysis by Dr. Giangiacomo Beretta:  Organosilicic compounds Cyclotetrasiloxane, hexamethyl Trisiloxane, octamethyl Cyclotetrasiloxane, octamethyl Silanol, trimethyl Tetrasiloxane, decamethyl Cyclopentasiloxane, decamethyl Pentasiloxane, dodecamethyl Siloxane 1, Siloxane 2